Buzz

Scenes from an infestation

The following scenes are excerpted from Buzz, a full-length play. The action takes place in a loft apartment over the course of two days. All characters appear in their underwear, which is utilitarian in style, nothing fancy.

The following scenes are excerpted from Buzz, a full-length play. The action takes place in a loft apartment over the course of two days. All characters appear in their underwear, which is utilitarian in style, nothing fancy.

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Issue 13 Machine Politics

One started a chant about love transcending all. We repeated it, trailing off with groans when the meaning sank in.

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At its inception, the movement was both inarticulate and surpassingly eloquent, in the way of a cry of pain.

Issue 13 Machine Politics

Laws, courts, the forming of States, the charters of cities, the going and coming of commerce and malls, are all for you.

Issue 13 Machine Politics
Raise the Crime Rate
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Lvovsky is a good poet. But how do I know he’s an original poet, a new poet?

Issue 13 Machine Politics
Issue 13 Machine Politics

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Issue 13 Machine Politics

Computers are near-omnipotent cauldrons of processing power, but they’re also stupid.

Issue 13 Machine Politics
Issue 13 Machine Politics

Duly initiated in sock videos, artists graduate to a handful of galleries, where their advanced degrees reassure collectors.

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Issue 13 Machine Politics

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